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Romney Backer Goes Down Firing

Did Conservative Talk Show Host Laura Ingraham know Mitt Romney was about to suspend his campaign when she was introducing him at CPAC today?

You might not know by the way she was knocking John McCain, now the clear GOP frontrunner.

So much for getting out of the way of McCain's national campaign - Romney's stated reason for stepping aside.

In her intro, Ingraham took several not-so-subtle shots at McCain's conservative creds, an issue some right-leaning celebrities like Sean Hannity, Ann Coulter, and Rush Limbaugh have been hammering at in recent weeks.

"Of all the people introducing the three remaining candidates for president, I get to introduce the conservative," Ingraham said.

"No one can embody all of Ronald Reagan. It's impossible," said Ingraham. "But we do want, and I think deserve, a candidate who is proud to be a conservative. And who embodies conservative ideals. Is that too much to ask?"

"And here's another little nugget for you," Ingraham continued. "I don't think it's enough to say you were a foot soldier in the Reagan Revolution. I think the question is 'what have you been doing for conservatism lately?'"

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